The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 508 540 498
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -42
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 118 90 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.20% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.23% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 77 53 83
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-17.39% +21.05%
Security Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36338 38413 36378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.27% 83.80% 82.56%
Number of salaries quoted 30291 31426 30418
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region.

Security Testing Salary Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in London

Security Testing
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +13 33 £60,000 +26.31% 4
Sidcup - 4 £30,000 -
Feltham - 3 £55,000 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing.

1 71 (35.86%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (32.83%) Information Security
3 63 (31.82%) Penetration Testing
4 62 (31.31%) Degree
5 54 (27.27%) Mobile App
6 43 (21.72%) Java
7 42 (21.21%) OWASP
8 41 (20.71%) QA
9 39 (19.70%) Ethical Hacking
10 37 (18.69%) E-Commerce
10 37 (18.69%) Software Engineering
10 37 (18.69%) Selenium
11 35 (17.68%) SQL
12 34 (17.17%) C#
13 32 (16.16%) Finance
13 32 (16.16%) Automated Testing
14 31 (15.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 30 (15.15%) CISSP
15 30 (15.15%) Security Cleared
16 28 (14.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 27 (13.64%) SC Cleared
18 26 (13.13%) Test Automation
18 26 (13.13%) Load Testing
19 25 (12.63%) PCI DSS
20 24 (12.12%) Performance Testing
20 24 (12.12%) .NET
21 22 (11.11%) ISEB
21 22 (11.11%) JIRA
21 22 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
22 21 (10.61%) Integration Testing

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.02%) IIS
2 3 (1.52%) Apache
2 3 (1.52%) Oracle BPEL
2 3 (1.52%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.01%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.01%) Node.js
3 2 (1.01%) nginx
4 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (4.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (1.52%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (1.52%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.01%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.01%) Route 53
2 2 (1.01%) IaaS
2 2 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.51%) SaaS
3 1 (0.51%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (0.51%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.61%) Firewall
2 19 (9.60%) Network Security
3 17 (8.59%) Wireless
4 15 (7.58%) Wireless Security
5 11 (5.56%) HTTP
6 8 (4.04%) Internet
7 4 (2.02%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (2.02%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.52%) SSL
9 2 (1.01%) WAN
9 2 (1.01%) SMTP
10 1 (0.51%) FTP
10 1 (0.51%) LDAP
10 1 (0.51%) LAN
10 1 (0.51%) VPN
10 1 (0.51%) DNS
10 1 (0.51%) DMZ
10 1 (0.51%) DSL
10 1 (0.51%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.51%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.02%) RDBMS
2 4 (2.02%) MySQL
3 3 (1.52%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.01%) Couchbase
4 2 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.01%) SimpleDB
4 2 (1.01%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.01%) Redis
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (18.69%) Selenium
2 22 (11.11%) JIRA
2 22 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (10.10%) Visual Studio
4 19 (9.60%) JMeter
4 19 (9.60%) Cucumber
5 18 (9.09%) Bugzilla
6 17 (8.59%) SoapUI
6 17 (8.59%) Git (software)
7 16 (8.08%) WebDriver
8 14 (7.07%) LoadRunner
9 13 (6.57%) TeamCity
10 11 (5.56%) Jenkins
11 10 (5.05%) QuickTest Pro
12 9 (4.55%) Appium
13 8 (4.04%) Karma Test Runner
13 8 (4.04%) Jasmine
14 7 (3.54%) NUnit
15 6 (3.03%) SpecFlow
16 5 (2.53%) Mockito
General
1 32 (16.16%) Finance
2 11 (5.56%) Legal
3 10 (5.05%) Games
4 7 (3.54%) Banking
4 7 (3.54%) Marketing
5 3 (1.52%) Retail
5 3 (1.52%) Local Government
5 3 (1.52%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.01%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.01%) Advertising
7 1 (0.51%) Back Office
7 1 (0.51%) Law
Job Titles
1 39 (19.70%) Tester
2 35 (17.68%) Penetration Tester
3 34 (17.17%) Consultant
4 28 (14.14%) Analyst
5 26 (13.13%) Security Specialist
6 20 (10.10%) Security Consultant
6 20 (10.10%) Applications Specialist
6 20 (10.10%) Application Security Specialist
7 16 (8.08%) Ethical Hacker
8 15 (7.58%) Test Engineer
9 14 (7.07%) Test Manager
10 13 (6.57%) Security Analyst
11 12 (6.06%) Test Analyst
12 10 (5.05%) IT Consultant
12 10 (5.05%) Penetration Test Consultant
12 10 (5.05%) IT Security Consultant
13 9 (4.55%) Senior Test Engineer
13 9 (4.55%) Testing Consultant
14 6 (3.03%) Developer
14 6 (3.03%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.12%) .NET
2 20 (10.10%) SOAP
3 19 (9.60%) Web Services
4 18 (9.09%) HTML
5 12 (6.06%) Ajax
6 10 (5.05%) WCF
6 10 (5.05%) REST
7 8 (4.04%) Gherkin
7 8 (4.04%) ASP.NET
8 7 (3.54%) COM
8 7 (3.54%) JSP
9 4 (2.02%) XML
9 4 (2.02%) RESTful
9 4 (2.02%) HTML5
10 2 (1.01%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (1.01%) Apache Axis
10 2 (1.01%) Apache Flex
10 2 (1.01%) Spring
10 2 (1.01%) XSL
10 2 (1.01%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 54 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 15 (7.58%) Computer Science
2 15 (7.58%) Open Source
3 13 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.57%) Management Information System
4 11 (5.56%) CESG
5 10 (5.05%) Online Games
6 5 (2.53%) CESG CLAS
6 5 (2.53%) Cryptography
6 5 (2.53%) PKI
7 4 (2.02%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.52%) RMADS
8 3 (1.52%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (1.01%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (1.01%) GIS
9 2 (1.01%) User Experience
10 1 (0.51%) Handset
10 1 (0.51%) Derivative
10 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.51%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.57%) UNIX
2 12 (6.06%) Linux
3 9 (4.55%) Windows
4 6 (3.03%) Android
4 6 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.01%) Solaris
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (35.86%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (32.83%) Information Security
3 63 (31.82%) Penetration Testing
4 42 (21.21%) OWASP
5 39 (19.70%) Ethical Hacking
6 37 (18.69%) Software Engineering
6 37 (18.69%) E-Commerce
7 32 (16.16%) Automated Testing
8 31 (15.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 26 (13.13%) Load Testing
9 26 (13.13%) Test Automation
10 24 (12.12%) Performance Testing
11 21 (10.61%) Integration Testing
11 21 (10.61%) Risk Management
12 20 (10.10%) Test Strategy
13 19 (9.60%) User Acceptance Testing
14 18 (9.09%) Test Scripting
14 18 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (9.09%) Mentoring
15 17 (8.59%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 43 (21.72%) Java
2 35 (17.68%) SQL
3 34 (17.17%) C#
4 14 (7.07%) C
5 12 (6.06%) PHP
6 11 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 8 (4.04%) C++
7 8 (4.04%) T-SQL
7 8 (4.04%) Ruby
8 5 (2.53%) Python
9 2 (1.01%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.01%) Groovy
9 2 (1.01%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.51%) Scala
10 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 62 (31.31%) Degree
2 30 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 30 (15.15%) CISSP
3 27 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 22 (11.11%) ISEB
5 12 (6.06%) CISM
6 11 (5.56%) CEH
6 11 (5.56%) ISTQB
6 11 (5.56%) CISA
6 11 (5.56%) OSCP
7 8 (4.04%) DV Cleared
8 6 (3.03%) GPEN
9 5 (2.53%) GIAC
10 4 (2.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (1.52%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (1.01%) SSCP
13 1 (0.51%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (20.71%) QA
2 28 (14.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (12.63%) PCI DSS
4 6 (3.03%) COBIT
5 5 (2.53%) JSP 440
6 3 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.51%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.51%) Snort
2 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.52%) Nmap
2 3 (1.52%) Puppet
2 3 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.01%) HAProxy
3 2 (1.01%) Nessus
4 1 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 19 (9.60%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.58%) Google
3 8 (4.04%) Oracle
4 6 (3.03%) McAfee
4 6 (3.03%) HP
5 4 (2.02%) VMware
6 3 (1.52%) Qualys
6 3 (1.52%) BT
7 1 (0.51%) Coverity
7 1 (0.51%) F5
7 1 (0.51%) Facebook
7 1 (0.51%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.51%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.51%) Sourcefire
7 1 (0.51%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.51%) Apple
7 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.51%) Websense
7 1 (0.51%) IBM
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £150000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Capgemini
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + Excellent Banking Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
asos
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
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Salary: competitive
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